Category: Sermons

Sermon: The Paradox of a Dead Savior? Acts 17:1-9

The Paradox of a Dead Savior? Acts 17:1-9 Introduction Paul and Silas have left the City of Philippi, having been told to leave by the Magistrates and as they leave, they stop by Lydia’s house and tell everyone goodbye.  Luke stays having been left…

sermon: A Gospel Earthquake Acts 16:25-40

A Gospel Earthquake Acts 16:25-40 Introduction Paul and Silas have been severely beaten placed into the inner part of the prison and their legs fastened in the stocks.  They were bloody, extremely exhausted, and in much pain. How is it that pain and suffering…

sermon: Learning From Lydia (Acts 16:11-15)

Learning From Lydia Acts 16:11-15 Introduction Last time we looked together and saw all the things God had put into place to direct the missionaries to Troas.  In some cases they were led ahead and in some cases they were hindered and even prevented. …

Sermon: Trust the Lord and He Will Guide You (Acts 16:6-10)

Trust the Lord and He Will Guide You Acts 16:6-10 Introduction Paul, Silas, Timothy and the others in their missionary team are on the road to engage the brothers and strengthen the churches that God had established on their first missionary trip. They leave…

sermon: Paul’s Son, Timothy Acts 16:1-5

Paul’s Son, Timothy Acts 16:1-5 Introduction TT- God can overcome any obstacle that hinders your faith and service to Christ. Human need met by text Everyone here today has at least one obstacle in his or her life when it comes to following Christ…

sermon: The Sovereign God of Second Chances (Acts 15:36-41)

The Sovereign God of Second Chances Acts 15:36-41 Introduction I find the way the Bible reports to good and the bad especially where people are concerned.  Here in our text today, we read an account of Paul and Barnabas having a sharp disagreement over…

sermon:Good News From Jerusalem (Acts 15:22-35)

Good News From Jerusalem Acts 15:22-35 Introduction Throughout the history of the church there have been those who would burden believers with theological and doctrinal extras.  They invent concepts for themselves and then expect everyone else to abide by them.  In essence these theological…

Systematic Theology: Lecture Notes Chapter 2: The Word of God

Systematic Theology: The Whole Counsel of God[1]                                              Lecture Notes[2] Chapter 2: The Word of God 26 Therefore I testify to you this…

Sermon: All the Prophets Agree (Acts 15:6-21)

All the Prophets Agree Acts 15:6-21 Introduction We find ourselves back with the Apostles and Elders at the Jerusalem Council.  As they meet, they are in fact sorting out doctrine from the recent events, namely, God saving and moving among the Gentiles.  Notice how…

Sermon: The New Wine in New Wineskins (Acts 15:1-11)

The New Wine in New Wineskins Acts 15:1-11 Introduction Jesus tells a parable in Luke 5 which shows the picture of the NT Church and OT Judaism.  He is very adamant that you cannot mix Old Covenant promises with New Covenant promises like you…